Plexor meaning

plĕksər
(med.) A small hammer with a soft head, as of rubber, formerly used in percussion.
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(medicine, now rare) A hammer (other instrument) used to test a person's reflexes. [from 19th c.]
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Origin of plexor

  • From Greek plēxis a blow from plēssein plēg- to strike plāk-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hellenistic Ancient Greek πλῆξις (plÄ“ksis, “stroke") +"Ž -or (after flexor etc.).

    From Wiktionary